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MVHS DANCE PROGRAMS

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SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAM
June 10th - August 9th

Our Summer Training Program will be open to all students going into grades 7-12 (for the 2024-2025 school year) that are interested in training with the Winter MVDT Coaching Staff to work on dance skills, technique, conditioning, and more to help them prepare for Winter Season Auditions! This is a great opportunity for interested students to get a feel for what it's like to be a part of the Viewettes Dance Team Program, get to know their teammates and have fun at team bonding events. The summer training program will have available opportunities June 10th - August 9th Exact dates and times will be posted on our team calendar and our private Facebook group. 

 

There will be options available for student athletes to choose from including technique & conditioning classes, guest instructor workshops, a Larkin Intensive, and Just For Kix Dance Camp (approx. $495) **Athletes must be enrolled in summer training to participate in JFK Camp. There may also be a small fee for any camp apparel needed.  

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FALL PERFORMANCE TEAM August 12th - Mid October

The Fall Program is organized and run through Mounds View High School. The Fall Performance Team is run by a different coaching staff and is separate from the information listed on this website - the Summer Training Program & the Winter Competitive Viewettes Dance Team. All dancers who attend MVHS are welcome to join the Fall Program, The Fall Performance Team is open to all interested students (grades 9-12 for the 2024-2025 school year).

 

During the Fall Program, dancers will work on skills and technique, condition, learn a kick performance routine and hip-hop routine, participate in a Pep Fest performance, Fall Youth Clinic and Football Game Halftime Performances.

 

The Fall Season will run August 12th - Early October (date TBD). Fall practices are typically held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays after school. All dancers must pay a athletic participation fee to MVHS in order to be eligible as well as a Booster Club fee. There may also be a fee for any warm-ups, apparel/shoes/tights, etc. that may need to be purchased. 

For more info:

MVHS Performance Dance Team Website: 

https://sites.google.com/view/mvpt/home

Head Fall Coach Emma Gerads:

emmamariagerads@gmail.com

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VIEWETTES DANCE TEAM

Oct 21st - Mid February

The Winter Competitive Program and MSHSL Sport is lead by Head Coach Katie Amundson. Athletes must audition for the team. Dancers' ability, attitude, and effort will all be considered when making placements for our Competitive Teams. MVDT's competitive season begins the week of October 21st and runs until Mid-February. Winter practices are held daily Monday-Saturday during the season (practice is typically after school).

 

The athletes selected to participate in Winter Season will be placed on our B-Squad, Junior Varsity, or Varsity Rosters. The various levels of our competitive teams will be at different stages in their skill and ability development. All levels of MVDT are very important to our program and growth as a whole. Dancers will be required to learn Kick & Jazz routines to work on and compete with at various Invitationals, Conference Meets, and the Section Tournament in hopes to advance to compete at the State level. Our Season will conclude with a Banquet held a few weeks after the last competition. Along with the Participation Fee, there will be additional fees for Booster Club Dues, warmups, team tennis shoes, backpack, and any apparel, dance shoes, tights, makeup, etc. that will need to be purchased approx. $100-$500 depending on what is needed.

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